The Supply Chain Matters Quarterly Newsletter is an added reader supplement to this blog.  This newsletter provides for a broader analysis of our daily and weekly commentaries, with an emphasis on this past quarters events and their implications for global supply chain business process and information technology needs.

The Q4-2011 newsletter was distributed today, so please check your email inbox to access and read your copy.  Reader feedback is always appreciated.

Our themes  for the last quarter of 2011 included a highly uncertain global economy providing increased challenges for predicting product demand and resource needs as well as another highly visible major supply disruption incident, that being the devastating floods in Thailand. Events and accelerated forces continue to stress multiple industry supply chains, including those supporting the PC industry, pharmaceutical, aerospace and alternative energy.  We also see clear signs of a building renaissance for U.S. manufacturing.

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